Free pattern, Knitting, Perth city views

Miette cardigan

This is my second Miette cardigan, knitted from wool I bought from Litet nystan in Stockholm (and finished with buttons from Hong Kong). This is fabulous wool, soft and easy to knit. It is Alta Moda Alpaca – baby Alpaca. I extended the length by two pattern repeats and also added several inches to the sleeves to make […]

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Mark, Sewing, Travel

Polka dot shirt

Sometime ago Mark visited a fabric store sale with me and we came away with more fabric for him than for me! The fabric that he wanted was four different versions of the same spotted fabric – just the colours varied. This is the first of the shirts made from this fabric (although I’ve decided to […]

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Mark, Sewing, Sewing retro, Travel, vintage

Scuba skirt

When my eldest sister was visiting me from the UK she bought me this piece of scuba fabric, and I even managed to make it up. I used the same pattern that I used for my vintage skirt, Style 4232, and because of the drapey nature of the fabric, the look is quite different. I […]

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Charcoal Susan top

So we had the day where I kept adding clothes and today I had to duck into bathrooms to remove them! It was 16° today (Sunday), but it was warm, and I had worn thick tights, a silk top under this cotton top and assorted other jumpers. Our conference started today and we walked to the Karalinksa […]

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